Police seize two sawed off 22 caliber rifles, male suspect arrested


Source: Brandon Police Service Media Release

On October 21, 2021, police responded to a report of an assault in a residence at approximately 4:00 am. The 27-year-old male punched the victim before damaging property in the residence including TVs. The victim did not require medical attention.

Police located and arrested the male a short distance away from the residence following the assault. Further investigation revealed that he was in possession of two sawed of 22 caliber rifles, a 2 ft. machete, bear mace and smoke bombs. He was lodged at Brandon Police Service and will appear in court today on charges of Assault, Mischief to Property, and Possess Prohibited Firearm X2.